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Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library
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1896
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1893
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1889
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1887
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1886
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Zoology
75
Natural history
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Insects
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Microscope and microscopy
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Marine animals
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Botany
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gosse, philip henry, 1810-1888
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wood, j. g. (john george), 1827-1889
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kingsley, charles, 1819-1875
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johns, c. a. (charles alexander), 1811-1874
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jardine, william, 1800-1874
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rennie, james, 1787-1867
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vii, [1], 196, [1], 16 p. ([17] p. at end advertisements)
Topics: Mosses -- Great Britain, Mosses -- Ireland
Thomas Fisher Biodiversity Collection
by Chambers, A. C; Whymper, Emily Hepburn, 1833-1886, illustrator; Dickes, William, 1815-1892 (printer); Stanford, Edward, 1827-1904 engraver; Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge (Great Britain). General Literature Committee
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Author identified in BM Cat and Halkett & Laing as Miss A. C. Chambers
Topics: Botany, Flowers, Wild flowers
Thomas Fisher Biodiversity Collection
by Gibson, John, d. 1887
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Added illustrated t.p
Topics: Sea monsters, Marine animals
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Fisher Copy: Bound in red coarse-cord publishers' cloth blocked in blind and gold; pictoral vignette and lettering in gold with design in blind on upper cover; same design in blind on lower cover; spine in gold and blind
Topic: Birds
vii, 584, 16 p. (16 p. at end advertisements)
Topic: Natural history -- Dictionaries
On front cover: A dictionary of natural history
Topic: Zoology
Thomas Fisher Biodiversity Collection
by Adams, Henry, 1813-1877; Adams, Arthur, 1820-1878
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Vol. 3. Plates
Topic: Mollusks
In 12 semi-monthly parts, from Jan. 1 to June 30, 1880
Topics: Fishing, Natural history
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Topics: Drawing, Landscape drawing
Thomas Fisher Biodiversity Collection
by Douglas, John William, 1814-1905
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Bound with The Substitute. London, 1857
Topic: Insects
Thomas Fisher Biodiversity Collection
by Adams, Henry, 1813-1877; Adams, Arthur, 1820-1878
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Vol. 3. Plates
Topic: Mollusks
"Reprinted from the "English mechanic and world of science"."
Topics: Microscope and microscopy, Biological specimens
Thomas Fisher Biodiversity Collection
by Gosse, Philip Henry, 1810-1888; Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge (Great Britain). General Literature Committee
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First edition
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by Brehm, A. E. (Alfred Edmund), 1829-1884; Mariager, Peder, 1827-1894
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Translation of Das Leben der Vögel
Topic: Birds
Thomas Fisher Biodiversity Collection
by Cuvier, Georges, baron, 1769-1832; Latreille, P. A. (Pierre André), 1762-1833; M'Murtrie, Henry, 1793-1865
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Vol. [5-8] numbered 1-4
Topics: Zoology, Anatomy, Comparative
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Fisher copy: Bound in green bead-grain publishers cloth blocked in gold and blind; foliage design in blind and birds in gold on upper cover; same design in blind on lower cover; spine in gold. Binder's ticket: "Baxter, 49 Bartholomew Close"
Topic: Birds
Thomas Fisher Biodiversity Collection
by Duncan, Peter Martin, 1821-1891
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Topics: Zoology, Animal behavior
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by Duncan, Peter Martin, 1821-1891
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Topics: Zoology, Animal behavior
Thomas Fisher Biodiversity Collection
by Adams, W. H. Davenport (William Henry Davenport), 1828-1891
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Includes bibliographies
Ralph Stanton;
Topics: Nature in the Bible, Zoology
Thomas Fisher Biodiversity Collection
by Cuvier, Georges, baron, 1769-1832; Blyth, Edward, 1810-1873; Mudie, Robert, 1777-1842; Johnston, George, 1797-1855; Westwood, J. O. (John Obadiah), 1805-1893
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Topics: Zoology, Anatomy, Comparative
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Includes advertisements (incl. end papers)
Topic: Zoology
Thomas Fisher Biodiversity Collection
by Britten, James, 1846-1924; Blair, David, 1820-1899
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Issued in 30 pts. between 1879 and 1881?
Topic: Ferns
Thomas Fisher Biodiversity Collection
by Burmeister, Hermann, 1807-1892; Shuckard, William Edward, 1802-1868
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Translation of vol. 1 of Handbuch der Entomologie
Topic: Entomology
"Advertisement" (v. 1) signed: J.W. [i.e. John Wright]
Topic: Natural history
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by Duncan, Peter Martin, 1821-1891
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Topics: Zoology, Animal behavior
Original paper covers bound in
Topic: Natural history
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by Goldsmith, Oliver, 1730?-1774; Cuvier, Georges, baron, 1769-1832; Irving, Washington, 1783-1859
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Each vol. has added engr. t.p
Topics: Goldsmith, Oliver, 1730?-1774, Zoology, Physical geography
Thomas Fisher Biodiversity Collection
by Clodd, Edward, 1840-1930
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Bibliography: p. [199]-200
Topic: Primitive societies
Thomas Fisher Biodiversity Collection
by Goldsmith, Oliver, 1730?-1774; Cuvier, Georges, baron, 1769-1832; Irving, Washington, 1783-1859
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Each vol. has added engr. t.p
Topics: Goldsmith, Oliver, 1730?-1774, Zoology, Physical geography
Bound by Edmonds & Remnants, London
Topic: Botany
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Half title: The British sea-anemones and corals
Topics: Corals, Sea-anemones
Thomas Fisher Biodiversity Collection
by Duncan, Peter Martin, 1821-1891
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Topics: Zoology, Animal behavior
Ralph Stanton;
Topics: Nature in the Bible, Zoology
"The honey bee" (v. 6, p. [27]-259) is by William Dunbar
Topics: Insects, Insects
Thomas Fisher Biodiversity Collection
by Gosse, Philip Henry, 1810-1888; Hill, Richard, 1795-1872
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Stageman 14
Topic: Natural history
Thomas Fisher Biodiversity Collection
by Gosse, Philip Henry, 1810-1888; Hill, Richard, 1795-1872; Deane, Ruthven (bookplate)
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First edition
Topic: Birds
Thomas Fisher Biodiversity Collection
by Cuvier, Georges, baron, 1769-1832; Latreille, P. A. (Pierre André), 1762-1833; M'Murtrie, Henry, 1793-1865
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Vol. [5-8] numbered 1-4
Topics: Zoology, Anatomy, Comparative
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by Fleming, George, 1833-1901
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Half title: Chronological history of animal plagues, from B.C. 1490 to A.D. 1800
Topics: Communicable diseases in animals, Veterinary medicine
xvi, 50, [6] pages, [15] leaves of plates (some folded) : 15 cm
Topics: Flowers in art, Botany, Drawing -- Technique, Painting -- Technique
Advertisements ([2] p.) tipped in at front
Topic: Mushrooms
Thomas Fisher Biodiversity Collection
by Cuvier, Georges, baron, 1769-1832; Latreille, P. A. (Pierre André), 1762-1833; M'Murtrie, Henry, 1793-1865
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Vol. [5-8] numbered 1-4
Topics: Zoology, Anatomy, Comparative
Thomas Fisher Biodiversity Collection
by Boutell, Charles, 1812-1877; Jewitt, Thomas Orlando Sheldon, 1799-1869; Brooks, Vincent; Savill and Edwards (printer); Westleys & Co. (binder)
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Publisher's device printed on t.p
Topic: Archaeology
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by Duncan, Peter Martin, 1821-1891
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Topics: Zoology, Animal behavior
"The honey bee" (v. 6, p. [27]-259) is by William Dunbar
Topics: Insects, Insects
Thomas Fisher Biodiversity Collection
by Goldsmith, Oliver, 1730?-1774; Goldsmith, Oliver, 1730?-1774. History of the earth, and animated nature
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Engraved t.p
Topics: Fishes, Reptiles, Insects
Thomas Fisher Biodiversity Collection
by Fennell, James Hamilton
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Includes bibliographical references
Topics: Mammals, Animal behavior
Thomas Fisher Biodiversity Collection
by Adams, Henry, 1813-1877; Adams, Arthur, 1820-1878
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Vol. 3. Plates
Topic: Mollusks
Thomas Fisher Biodiversity Collection
by Brown, Thomas, 1785-1862
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Each vol. has added engr. t.p.; v. 1-2 with imprint: Constable, Edinburgh, and Hurst, Chance, London, 1832
Topic: Lepidoptera
Thomas Fisher Biodiversity Collection
by Bland, James, of Halifax, Eng
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Fisher copy: Bound in green sand-grain publishers cloth blocked in blind and gold; pictoral vignette and lettering in gold on upper cover. Gold lettering on spine
Topic: Animals
Thomas Fisher Biodiversity Collection
by Buckland, Francis T. (Francis Trevelyan), 1826-1880; Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge (Great Britain). General Literature Committee
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First edition (London, 1873) has title: Familiar history of British fishes
Topics: Fishes, Fish culture
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[pt. 1] Wild flowers.- [pt. 2] Garden flowers
Topics: Flowers, Wild flowers
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Topics: Buckland, William, 1784-1856, Cuvier, Georges, baron, 1769-1832, Bible and geology, Creation, Deluge
Thomas Fisher Biodiversity Collection
by Butler, Henry D
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Topic: Aquariums
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Half-title, t.p. and text printed within thin black rule border
Topics: Microorganisms, Water, Microscopy
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Topic: Butterflies
Thomas Fisher Biodiversity Collection
by Cuvier, Georges, baron, 1769-1832; Latreille, P. A. (Pierre André), 1762-1833; M'Murtrie, Henry, 1793-1865
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Vol. [5-8] numbered 1-4
Topics: Zoology, Anatomy, Comparative
"The honey bee" (v. 6, p. [27]-259) is by William Dunbar
Topics: Insects, Insects
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Topic: Anoplura
Thomas Fisher Biodiversity Collection
by Brown, Thomas, 1785-1862
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Each vol. has added engr. t.p.; v. 1-2 with imprint: Constable, Edinburgh, and Hurst, Chance, London, 1832
Topic: Lepidoptera
"The honey bee" (v. 6, p. [27]-259) is by William Dunbar
Topics: Insects, Insects
Thomas Fisher Biodiversity Collection
by Badham, Charles David, 1806-1857; Piscatoria Lynniana, Bibliotheca (bookplate)
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With the bookplate of Bibliotheca Piscatoria Lynniana
Topics: Fishing, Fishes
"The honey bee" (v. 6, p. [27]-259) is by William Dunbar
Topics: Insects, Insects
Thomas Fisher Biodiversity Collection
by Brown, Thomas, 1785-1862
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Each vol. has added engr. t.p.; v. 1-2 with imprint: Constable, Edinburgh, and Hurst, Chance, London, 1832
Topic: Lepidoptera
Thomas Fisher Biodiversity Collection
by Pouchet, Félix Archimède, 1800-1872
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xx, 818 p
Topics: Zoology, Botany, Geology, Astronomy
"The honey bee" (v. 6, p. [27]-259) is by William Dunbar
Topics: Insects, Insects
Fisher copy: Bound in dark blue publishers' cloth blocked in black and gold; lettering in gold and painted pictoral motif on upper cover; lettering in gold and painted insects on spine
Topics: Cuvier, Georges, baron, 1769-1832, Linné, Carl von, 1707-1778, Kingsley, Charles, 1819-1875,...
Thomas Fisher Biodiversity Collection
by Baird, William, 1803-1872
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With MS. notes
Topic: Natural history
Thomas Fisher Biodiversity Collection
by Gosse, Philip Henry, 1810-1888
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The 6 coloured plates wanting
Topics: Marine aquariums, Marine biology
Thomas Fisher Biodiversity Collection
by Good, John Mason, 1764-1827
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Includes advertisements
Topics: Psychology, Physiology
Thomas Fisher Biodiversity Collection
by [Fitton, Elizabeth]; Fitton, Sarah Mary; Marcet, Jane (Haldimand) 1769-1858
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Attributed to Elizabeth and Sarah Mary Fitton by Brit. Mus. cat., and to Jane Marcet by Halkett and Laing
Topic: Botany
276 p., [5] leaves of plates :
Topics: Flowers in literature, Flower language
Thomas Fisher Biodiversity Collection
by Duncan, Peter Martin, 1821-1891
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Topics: Zoology, Animal behavior
"The honey bee" (v. 6, p. [27]-259) is by William Dunbar
Topics: Insects, Insects
Thomas Fisher Biodiversity Collection
by Beneden, P. J. van (Pierre Joseph), 1809-1894
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Translation of Les commensaux et les parasites dans le règne animal
Topic: Parasites